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CNN
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am EST
they had been having with mr. dykes. and as a result of that they were concerned about this mental state. then he was seen with a gun. of course you're very worried about that when you're dealing with a young hostage. apparently the decision was made to move. they did. and an explosion was heard. dykes was killed and the young boy was rescued. and that's where it stood. we've never had a breakdown of events, and that's what we hope to hear coming up in a few minutes. we know the authorities are making their way right behind me here. we anticipate, susan, that this should be getting underway. it will be the dale county sheriff as well as federal authorities. the sheriff, by the way, has not left here since this began nearly a week ago. >> almost a week ago, 5-year-old ethan was kidnapped and a community was victimized. little did we know at that time, mr. charles poland, a man who committed the ultimate sacrifice to protect his beloved children would bring a community together and test their strength. to his family, we would like to express our condolences. also our appreciation to
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
they could get to connect him with that little boy. realize that mr. dykes we know was a father himself. he has a grown adult daughter. so all of these things would be very subtly rolled into the negotiations, and should mr. dykes be deceased at his own hands or at the hands of law enforcement, obviously that's a shame, but the thing that we want to see in a situation like this is, number one, we want the hostage to come out alive. number two, we want to protect law enforcement, and, number three, the hostage taker pretty much makes his own choice. for seven days they have extended to him the hand to come on out of that bunker and surrender himself. for seven days he's turned that down. he either made a decision himself today or law enforcement made a decision they were going to resolve it, and the positive thing is this little boy turning 6 on wednesday, he will be with his family to celebrate that birthday. >> well, as i say, our justice correspondent pete williams is reporting that a law enforcement official says initial reports are that the kidnapper in alabama is dead but the boy i
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 1:00am PST
into exactly how mr. dykes is treating this young boy. first of all, we know that mr. dykes has an electric heater and blankets. that is good news, obviously underground in this bunker, it's cold, a constant 50 degrees. so investigators say that mr. dykes is taking care of the young boy. also, they're able to get the medications into that bunker, crayons and color books. we also learned today, toys and potato chips from investigators. but today when the sheriff came out and spoke with us, he made what seemed to be a direct appeal to mr. dykes saying, i want to thank mr. dykes for taking care of our boys. it raises the question, does dykes have a television, a radio. is he able to hear that appeal? >> i understand that you spoke to the sheriff. let's listen to what the sheriff had to say. let's listen to what the mother had to say. >> reporter: what do you hope if mr. dykes hears this or sees it? what do you hope he gets from this? >> he just needs to know that everybody makes mistakes, everybody's been through life events that changes them. but ethan is innocent. let him go home to
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
saying a little bit earlier today that mr. dyke had an important story but it was very complicated. the sheriff wouldn't elaborate from there. just within the past hour people here out of the press site where the media are gathered across the street from police command post. many people here heard some sort of a boom. couldn't say whether it was an explosion, gun fire or simply the door on a truck closing but a boom that got everyone's attention, there was movement up the hill behind me and then this law enforcement official saying the initial reports suggest this 5-year-old boy has been released from captivity and that he is quote okay. and the suspect who has been healing him all this time is dead. kimberly, back to you. >> is there any information you can give us about the time frame preceding this loud boom that everybody heard that perhaps there was some different changes in negotiations discussions with the suspect mr. dykes? >> no, there was no indication that there was any change in the discussion. police were telling us what they were telling us each time they came out to brief
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am EST
county is also using the media to communicate with mr. dykes. he said during a news conference that he wants to thank mr. dykes to deliver medication and color books and potato chips. he thanks mr. dykes for taking care of our boy. communication on the other side, outside of that bunker. we're told that the parent of this 5-year-old boy, ethan, are getting updates around the clock every hour on the hour, randi. >> how is the community holding up? certainly you can imagine when the media descends there, they can't enjoy being on national tv all the time, certainly over a case like this. >> well, i can tell you, we haven't met that yet. they want this story to get out. someone here in town has set up a twitter handle and they are soliciting prayers and well wishes for ethan and his family. there's actually a woman here in town, michelle riley, who is starting to make ribbons. they're black, blue and red. black to symbolize the mourning for the bus driver who was killed. blue and red for the school colors here. the mother of this 5-year-old came to her home to pick up some of those ribbon
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
information from the sheriff earlier today. he gave us some insight into exactly how mr. dykes is treating this young boy. first of all, we know that mr. dykes has an electric heater and blankets. that is good news, obviously underground in this bunker, it's cold, a constant 50 degrees. so investigators say that mr. dykes is taking care of the young boy. also, they're able to get the medications into that bunker, crayons and color books. we also learned today, toys and potato chips from investigators. but today when the sheriff came out and spoke with us, he made what seemed to be a direct appeal to mr. dykes saying, i want to thank mr. dykes for taking care of our boys. it raises the question, does dykes have a television, a radio. is he able to hear that appeal? >> i understand that you spoke to the sheriff. let's listen to what the sheriff had to say. let's listen to what the mother had to say. >> reporter: what do you hope if mr. dykes hears this or sees it? what do you hope he gets from this? >> he just needs to know that everybody makes mistakes, everybody's been through life events
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 5:00am EST
would you say? >> i would say basically that you are to be commended mr. dykes for allowing the medication to come to the little boy. the diversion of the coloring books is a sympathetic effort on your part. i know you have some grievances that you would like to address and i underand it that. a lot of americans have grievances with the government and many do have that. this little boy is not the government. he a is an innocent victim and basically your words that we all are going to hear and anxious to hear have a great deal more weight if this little boy is released back to his family. i know you served our country in the military. i know you understand duty and we all have duty to protect the children of our nation and i would hope that you would consider allowing him to go back to see his family who desperately miss him. one other thing is that if you choose that path you need to understand that you will be streeted with dignity and honor. there will be no embarrassment levied upon you by walking calmly into custody where you will be met with attorneys who will represent you
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
say generally is based on our discussion with mr. dykes, he feels like he has a story that's important to him. although it's very complex. we tried to make a safe environment for all for that. >> reporter: and that's all dale county sheriff wally olson would say on the matter. as this hostage drama drags on, authorities have remained tight-lipped, not wanting to say anything that would jeopardize negotiations. noting the huge public interest in the story, olson said even his own mother has been asking him about what's going on. >> my mother told me a lot things that were being said, you know, and i told her, you know, we're doing everything humanly possible can do to resolve this safely, you know, and bring this child home. >> reporter: another example of how careful authorities are with their answers. watch what happened when the sheriff was asked whether the child's mother would be able to talk to ethan, the kidnapped 5-year-old. [ inaudible ] >> thank you for your time. >> reporter: meanwhile, in ozark, the town next door to midland city where the tragedy began, school res
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
. dykes. i know last night one of the questions was asked about the child's condition. mr. dykes through our communication we've been able to -- he's told us that he has an electric heater and some blankets inside, that he's taking care of him. we also -- he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. and this time i'm going to let you ask me a couple questions. but, you know, it needs to be brief and there's very limited on what i can give you, so please -- >> what medication is the child getting? >> i can't release it. >> do we know he's actually taking it or -- >> what do we know about the actual state of the child? >> we can only do a couple. >> does he have television or electricity? >> we don't have a lot of details of that. okay? >> we're hearing that the bus driver hit an emergency button inside the bus to call police. >> i don't have any information on that. >> can you tell us any details about your conversation with the suspect? >> we've been in constant communication with mr. dykes. >>
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
out here is hoping that mr. dykes has a change of heart and lets ethan out of the bunker. >> what do you hope he gets from this if he hears this or sees this? >> he -- he just needs to know that, you know, everybody -- everybody makes mistakes. everybody has been through life events that changes them. but ethan is innocent. you know, let him go home to his mother. let him go home to his grandparents. let him go back to school and be with his friends. >> don, you can hear the helicopter buzz behind me. the activity is remaining 24 hours around the clock, and we learned from what michelle learned, the family is in constant contact with the investigators and are getting updates hour by hour. >> the sheriff met with reporters earlier today, george, any information about police communicatio communications with dykes? >> we got information, insight from the sheriff about how mr. dykes is treating the young boy. in the bunker he has a heater blankets. that is important because it's cold out here. underground it's a constant 50 degrees. so that is good news. the investigators got medications
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
mild form of autism. >> i started our discussion with mr. dykes. he feels like he has a story that's important to him, although it's very complex. >> reporter: ethan had been held captive in an underground bunker beneath dykes' property, stocked full of supplies, including blankets and a heater. dykes had allowed negotiators to drop crackers, toys and coloring books down a ventilation pipe. while police used cameras mounted on a small unmanned aircraft to keep an eye on the bunker site, s.w.a.t. teams on the ground were ready to move. police assumed dykes was watching television coverage of the crime and kept their comments to reporters short. then, late this afternoon, an apparent blast was heard at the bunker site. >> within the past 24 hours, negotiations deteriorated. and mr. dykes was observed -- was observed holding a gun. at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. the child appears physically unharmed and is being treated at a local hospital. >> reporter: not much is known about the suspect. we know he w
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 12:35am EST
sheriff saying that he appreciates mr. dykes' assistance in this was to reinforce we understand you are trying to help us figure this out. >> reporter: law enforcement had drones looking for signs that ethan was alive and possible ways in to rescue him. not only has this special needs child been kidnapped he was witness to a murder right in front of his eyes all the while his family and friends can do nothing but wait. >> the waycades react we do tend to have a recovery process the trauma. but this is a long-standing trauma that is directly affecting him in a scary way. >> reporter: former negotiators say rushing the bunker was a last resort especially in a case where the hostage take may have planned the crime in advance. this may be why police waited seven days before reacting. >> use delay to save time. the more patient they are the less likely they are to makes mistakes and to get it right and communicate properly and unravel this. >> reporter: authorities had to handle it slowly in order to keep ethan safe. >> you have to take into consideration if you're going in that room and go
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
to mr. dykes, the suspect in this situation. it also went on to say that mr. dykes continues to make the child as comfortable as possible. now, that being said, it's certainly a community here waiting with baited breath not only on that situation, but it's also a very sad weekend for folks here. there's a funeral this afternoon set for the bus driver, the man hailed as a hero and across town, we're seeing ribbons just like this one. we're seeing them all along fences, along that little boy's elementary school, the blue and the red supporting his school colors and the black in remembrance of that man who gave his life to save all those children on the school bus. jamie? >> so sad for this community, elizabeth. we're praying. keep us posted. eric? >> as elizabeth just mentioned, the bus driver that dykes is accused of killing will be laid to rest later today. charles albert po land, jr. is being remembered today as a hero. hundreds turned out for a memorial service for him last night. authorities say the 66-year-old driver was shot several times as he tried to protect the young ch
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
communication with mr. dykes. one of the questions was asked about the child's condition. mr. dykes through our communication we have -- he told us that he has an electric heater and blankets and he's taking care of . he's allowed us to provide coloring books. medication, toys, and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that is it very important. at this time you can ask me a couple of questions and it needs to be brief and i am limited. >> what medication? >> i can't release that. [inaudible] >> what do we know. >> one at a time, please . >> we can on only do a couple. >> does he have television or electricity. >> we don't have the details of that. >> we are hearing that the bus driver -- hit an emergency button to call police? >> i don't have information of that. >> cutell us the details of your conversation with the suspect in >> we have been in constant with communication with mr. dykes? >> are you making any demands. >> i can only answer a few questions and i have to get back across the street. the pio will talk to you about further information down the road. thank you. >> i
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
deteriorated and they said he also had a weapon in his hands. i>> mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point, they feared the child was in imminent danger, they entered and rescue the child. >> ethan is being a check-out at a local hospital. he is healthy. he is most likely being reunited with his family. this wednesday is his sixth birthday. another news conference will be coming soon. once we get out of permission we will pass along to you. as we told you before, he killed the school bus driver and kidnapped et ofhan barricading them in a nearby bunker he had built. the bus driver was laid to rest just yesterday. live from the satellite center natasha barrett, abc 7 news. >> now we are on storm watch and keeping a lowclose eye on the potential for light snow. this could cause some problems for us this evening. >> let's go straight to doug hill with the very latest on the conditions. >> some light snow flurries. maybe a dusting up to 1 inch. frederick and washington counties westward, winter storm warnings and that is the same case as the previous clippers. when it falls at night
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> within 24 hours, negotiations deteriorated and mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point, agents fearing the child was in danger entered and rescued the child. >> the fbi has not said how he died. police are releasing details about the search for the killer of a 13-year-old girl. a passerby discovered the body on friday morning. the victim had been reported missing a day earlier from her home in sassoon. grief counselors spent time with the classmates at green valley school today. a memorial for the girl has spouted up near where the body was found. the girl's killing prompted parents to warn children to be aware of their surroundings. >> oh, just keep an eye out. stick together. if you're walking down, you know after school. stay together. you know? watch out for each other. >> investigators have identified the girl and figured out how she died but they're keeping information private for the time being. >> the shooting death of a man marks berkeley's first homicide of the year. the victim shot about 11:00 this morning. a witness said she heard two pops then saw the victi
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
, shoot before mr. dykes would have an opportunity to react. >> since the raid they found two bombs at that site. >>> as many as six people are dead in a van crash in texas. they were carrying possible illegal immigrants when this crashed. according to someone who lives near the ranch, some of the survivors were banging on the door pleading for help. >>> when you find out you're about to bring another person into the world, you do everything you can to keep them safe. this may be the toughest of all. if you're pregnant, the air you breathe in could play a role in your baby's life. >> ladies, when it comes to your lashes, what brand do you trust? >> we were expecting a big announcement from the boy scouts of america. it did not come. find out the delay in coming up. >>> pregnant women already have to avoid certain foods, caffeine and alcohol. should expectant moms monitor the air they breathe. there are new concerns. researchers found women who breathe polluted air may be at an increased risk of birth complications. babies born to high levs of pollution have low birth rate, which is
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
soon? >> it's all about doing certain things in an order. in other words, what do you want, mr. dykes? early on in this negotiations, he would have told them he wants a, b and c. but what they're going to do is negotiate pieces of that, for example, it appears that they have been able to get food and perhaps medicine into the bunker. now, that's important. because, it's mr. dykes humanizing his captor. dan, this case creates some unique challenges for tactical teams. because, how do you get into this bunker if they have to go in and safely get this 5-year-old out? one entrance i suspect that there's no way to do a dynamic entry where you get in flash green ad and grab him. it's a confined space. the problem is, you got a guy who's anti-government and is bent on doing one particular thing. my guess is, he's not going to get what he wants. >> he spent a lot of time preparing for this, do you think this can end peacefully as more and more days go on? >> it's very difficult to really figure that out. only because, at some point, i think, they're going to probably have to go in there. because he'
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 11:00am PST
that mr. dykes has electric heater and blankets. certainly it's cold in the bunker, about a constant 50 degrees in that bunker underground. they're still able to get the young boy medications he needs. he suffers from asperger's syndrome and dhd. also able to get him the crayons and coloring book. also toys. and there was another interesting thing that i noticed in this particular press conference. when the sheriff said that he wanted to thank mr. dykes, listen to this. >> he's told us that he has a lk heater and blankets inside that he's taking care of him. he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys, and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: again, he wanted to thank him for taking care of their boy. you can tell this is a very personal, it's something that they're paying very close attention to, everything they're able to glean from communications with mr. dykes. miguel, remember, this all started back on tuesday when investigators say that mr. dykes boarded a school bus and allegedly shot and killed the bus driver,
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
like his family. he went out of his way to protect them. he in fact knew the suspect mr. dykes. they had known each other from the neighborhood and the area. he took the bullet to save the life of a little kid. >> thankfully this ended the way it did. i had no idea how this was going to go. i thought it was hopeless. >> what is per sip yent. >> law enforcement prosecutorial term. someone is present at the team is an eyewitness heard information. >> i have to commend you on this. we did an hour show on basically what we had 4 minutes of information. >> you did an extraordinarily good job. you are going to hear about that. >> thank you. that's all the time we have. stay tuned for "special report." >> good evening. i am john robert for bret baier this evening. this is a fox news alert. hostage standoff involving a 5-year-old boy has ended in alaba alabama. the child is safe. the man who apparently kidnapped him is dead. get the latest from jonathan serrie live in midland, alabama. we know law enforcement stormed this bunker that he had been keeping this 5-year-old in for a number of day
CNN
Feb 14, 2013 2:00am EST
covered ethan with a vest and shot mr. dykes. >> did he see mr. dykes shot and killed? >> he absolutely did. he seen the army came in and shot the bad man. >> ethan who played quietly with his toys says little about what happened in those har rowing days, but when dr. phil asks him how he gets to school, here's what he whispers. kirkland says she has forgiven dykes and is ready to move on. >> how are you coping with this? >> i'm not sure yet. i've been so busy trying to make sure he's okay. first. i mean, i'm facing it on how he's doing. if he's doing okay today, then i'm fine. >> and now, an update on one of the more controversial state of the union attendees. it was ted nugent, a long time gun advocate, also, a critic on the president. he gave us his take, quote, it pains me deeply he is still at his deceitful fantasy scam and the clueless masses are buying it. somebody better wake up before he e vis rates the entire american dream. more on that, pretty controversial comment. and for years we've known folic acid can prevent birth defects, but taking supplements could make those expect
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
our discussion with mr. dykes, he feels like he has a story that is important to him, although it's very complex. we try to make a safe environment for all for that. >> the suspect feels like he has a story. this all unfolded nearly a week ago in midland city, alabama, a rural town in the south, not far from the border with florida. the gunman reportedly stormed a school bus. shot and killed the school bus driver, and then took this child from the bus. investigators say the boy has since asked for a red hot wheels car and eez-it crackers, law enforcement delivered those items and medication through a pipe that extends down into the bunker. we're live in midland. any signs of progress? reporter: well, authorities keep telling us they're engaged with the suspect around the clock. today they say most of the communications are occurring during the day. but they say they can't go into details to address the questions and speculation circulating in the community. >> told me a lot of things that were being said, and i told her i said, we're doing everything we humanly possible we can do to
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
negotiations were peaceful. mr. dykes allowing them to supply comfort supplies to the little boy. supplies such as medication, snacks, such as cheez-its and toys such as a red hot wheels car he requested yesterday. but today although they did not elabora elaborate, authorities say the negotiations started to go south and that is when they decided to storm the bunker. listen to what they said at a news conference moments ago. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. within the past 24-hours negotiations deteriorated and mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point fbi agents fearing the child was in eminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. the child appears physically unharmed and is being treated at a local hospital. the subject is deceased. >> the standoff began tuesday afternoon, nearly 7 days ago in the late afternoon. a gunman boarded the school bus in this neighborhood. law enforcement authorities say jimmy lee dykes the suspect was demanding hostages. the driver on that
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
olson making a direct appeal, really, to jim dykes. and it raises the question. does mr. dykes have a television, does he have a radio, can he hear or see these messages? you do get the impression that they are trying to talk directly to him, don. >> and we talked about the vigil. what about the community? we see cars moving. is life going on as normal, or is it a tense situation there? >> reporter: you know, this really brings this community together. people obviously look at charles poland as a hero. this is a person who they say tried to protect the students on his bus. and lost his life doing so. and as each hour goes by, don, as each day goes by, it does become more tense here. everybody just wants to see this situation resolved. we're talking about a 5-year-old boy who since tuesday has been held against his will on this property behind me. in a bunker. we also learned, as you heard in that sound bite a minute ago, we know how mr. dykes is treating him. we know there are blankets, we know there is an electric heater. these are good things. also able to get the boy's medication
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